Russian Hackers Selling Login Credentials of UK Politicians and Diplomats

Russians hackers are selling the email addresses and passwords of top UK politicians and diplomats. The login credentials of thousands of British politicians, ambassadors and other top officials are getting traded on the dark net, The Times reports. Even though the data is old and in some ways past its sell-by date, it still presents a potential problem. Read more about Russian Hackers Selling Login Credentials of UK Politicians and Diplomats

WikiLeaks Exposes CIA’s Air-Gapped Network Hacking Tool

WikiLeaks has published online  top-secret documents it has obtained from the CIA describing the agency’s hacking tools. This details in the software codenamed Brutal Kangaroo shows that agents can use the software to infect targets’ air-gapped computers with malware. Dubbed “Brutal Kangaroo,” it has been described by its developer as a tool suite designed for […]

INEC to strengthen partnership with ICT group.

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said it would continue to collaborate with Computer Professionals Registration Council of Nigeria to deepen application of Information Technology (IT) in conducting elections. Chairman of INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, stated this when a delegation of the council led by its Registrar, Mr Allwell Chumba, visited him on Wednesday in […]

WannaCry Was a Wake Up Call for Critical Infrastructure

The WannaCry ransomware attack impacted more than 10,000 organizations in 150 countries, including manufacturing and industrial organizations like Nissan, Renault and Dacia, Spanish Telefónica and Deutsche Bahn. It’s likely that a fair number of industrial organizations have been impacted, but haven’t reported the incidents since they are not required to do so by regulatory requirements. 

Hacker exposed bank loophole to buy luxury cars

A UK hacker who stole £100,000 from his bank after spotting a loophole in its systems has been jailed for 16 months. Unemployed James Ejankowski, 24, of Bridlington, squandered his ill-gotten gains by splurging on a BMW and a Range Rover, and getting his face tattooed . He lied to some members of his family, […]